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About Infoseek

Infoseek operates as an Internet navigation service provider.

Headquarters Location

11 Kite Wood Road Penn,

Buckinghamshire, England, HP10 8HH,

United Kingdom


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Latest Infoseek News

Musk Says Fixing Twitter Search A Priority

Nov 7, 2022

It appears that Elon Musk, thenew owner of Twitter, has a strategy to improve search on the platform, and acknowledged that "fixing search is a high priority." On Saturday, Musk tweeted: "Search within Twitter remindsme of Infoseek in '98! That will also get a lot better pronto." The tweet set off a firestorm of recommendations, such as the ability to "integrate an attachment to tweetsstrictly for links and citations," and integrating advanced Twitter Search into the main app. "Only way to power search, many use it often, and it's a broken experience sinceit lives on its own IRL," tweeted Michael Miraflor. chief brand officer at Hannah Grey VC. A Twitter designer, Andrea Conway, responded to Miraflor's tweet, writing: "totally agree. We'vebeen working on it." Carolina, who goes by the Twitter handle, @carolicek, wants a filter for tweets with links, photo, and video, language, and time range -- and to suggests showingghost tweets, perhaps deleted in a lighter color. "Too much to ask if you could look for chronology/contexts tweets for that time/topic?" she wrote. advertisement advertisement Senior research analyst at BairdEquity Research Colin Sebastian wrote and published a research note on his thoughts about Twitter's search capabilities in late October following the close the acquisition. “Twitteris a unique real-time digital broadcast platform,” Sebastian  wrote . “The potential as a search engine is huge, and mostlyunrecognized, except perhaps by Google, which has licensed Twitter content.” There has also been an unfavorable response to Musk's purchase of Twitter. Searches globally for “How to delete Twitter” rose by500% in the week from October 24 to October 31, 2022. The worst, Insider reports, is that Twitter employees continue to flood the forum Blind with bad — and some good — reviews about the company and its new CEO. The community app givesemployees a place to anonymously write reviews and post about their workplaces. Most of the 953 reviews , written since 2020, were written and posted before the mass layoff on Friday. The change in ownership continues to change who uses it and who doesn’t. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis gained  more than 96,000 followers  in just a couple of days, while Barack Obamalost more than 300,000, according to the Observer . Twitteralso began advertising the launch of its paid subscription service that includes a blue check mark to authenticate the user in Apple's app store on Saturday. Android phones will comenext. Users will now need to pay $7.99 monthly for the company’s blue checkmark on the platform if they want to be verified.

Infoseek Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Where is Infoseek's headquarters?

    Infoseek's headquarters is located at 11 Kite Wood Road, Buckinghamshire.

  • What is Infoseek's latest funding round?

    Infoseek's latest funding round is Acq - P2P.

  • How much did Infoseek raise?

    Infoseek raised a total of $4M.

  • Who are the investors of Infoseek?

    Investors of Infoseek include The Walt Disney Company, Battery Ventures, HV Capital, Crossbridge Ventures, Ridge Ventures and 3 more.

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